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Ringtail Cat 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
FA: Bob Kerry, Josh Tofield, Eric Fazio-Rhicard (1988)
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Submitted By: Hendrixson on Oct 23, 2010

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Description 

A moderate route that is overshadowed in both quality and difficulty by its neighbors.

The gear was a bit sparse but not unsafe.

Location 

The first route from the left, Ringtail Cat starts in a dihedral behind a pine tree.

Protection 

Standard or light Mt Lemmon rack.

The route officially does not have chains but many climbers traverse right at the finish to the chains of Ruby / Lipstick.

Alternatively a gear anchor can be constructed. To descend either walk off or use the chains for Ruby / Lipstick to lower. The chains can be reached from above with a forth class scramble along the crest.


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